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Veterans Training Workshop

Overbuilt Home Improvements, along with our Corporate and Civilian partners, will be offering a FREE 2 week training course for returning veterans. The course will be designed to give our vets some of the hands-on experience they will need to gain employment in the construction industry.

The course will cover many aspects of the construction field, including safety, proper usage of tools and equipment, material applications, efficiency techniques, cost analysis, blueprints and renderings, trouble shooting, and mathematics.

The goal of the course is to not only give our vets the foundation they need to find employment, but to show them that they are, above all else, appreciated, honored and respected.

While we are more than happy to share our experience and knowledge, we know that we cannot do it alone. We will be soliciting the assistance of some of the local material and building suppliers, as well as some of the other local construction professionals to help us help our veterans. We will also be looking forward to other local companies and individuals who are not in the construction field to join in the effort to help those who have given so much of themselves to protect us.

The first week of our 2 week program will be held at the Oakdale Mall, in Johnson City New York starting May 16, 20011. The first week of the workshop will be a 'classroom' environment, with the second week consisting of an actual building project so that our veterans will have some hands-on experiences.

The Second week of classes will consist of building an 8' x 12' full feature shed. The shed will be fully insulate, wired for electric, contain shelving, and will be fully painted and sealed from the weather. The shed will be built by our Veteran Student, under the direction of industry professionals. The Shed will then be raffled off, with all of the proceeds benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.

Student Registration has begun, and will end on May 1, 2011.

Students as well as sponsors can contact us by visiting our website at www.OHIWorkshop.com

There, you will find our registration form as well as links to all of our generous sponsors and supporters.

You can also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OHIVeteransWorkshop

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Lori E says ... on Sunday, Apr 3 at 8:32 AM

This is a great opportunity for veterans! Why isn't the station doing a full story on the news?

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